Fe’fe’

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bafang, Bamileke-Fe’fe’, Feefee, Fe’efe’e, Fefe, Fotouni, Nufi
Population

140,000 (2005 SIL). Based on the population of the subdivision where the Fe’fe’ people are present; this is the best estimate available since the 1982 census (2014 C. Hamm).

Location

West region: Upper Nkam division, except Kekem area and small section in southeast corner; some in Mifi division, Bangam.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Ca’, Fa’ (Bafang), La’fi (Balafi), Mkwet (Fondjomekwet), Nee (Bana), Ngam (Bangan), Njee-Poantu (Bandja-Babountou), Nka’ (Banka), Ntii (Fondanti), Tungi’ (Fotouni).

Language Use

Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Grammar. Bible portions: 1960.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].